October General Meeting Recap: Crock-pot Cookoff and Candidate Forum

The minutes from the October 2019 Suburban Acres Civic League meeting held on October 14, 2019 are posted and available.  Please click here to view the minutes from the meeting.

The meeting was extremely well-attended.  Candidates on the ballot for the upcoming elections were in attendance and addressed the membership!  Members had a great opportunity to hear from and interact with the candidates.

Candidates in attendance:

State Senate District 6

  • Lynnwood Lewis
  • Elizabeth Lankford

Delegate for District 100

  • Rob Bloxom
  • Phil Hernandez

Clerk of the Court

  • George Schaeffer

We had a great turnout for the Crock-pot Cook-off and another year of fabulous dishes prepared by members!  There is some serious cooking talent in our community!

Congratulations to the winners and thank you to everyone who brought dishes and contributed to such a great event.

Here are the result of the cookoff!

  • Crock-pot Cook-off Results:
    • 1st Place: Gabriel & Helen Kinnison – Veggie Chili
    • 2nd Place: Ann Owens – Beans and Beef
    • Special Recognition: Marissa O’Neill – Chocolate Lava Cake
    • Other food:  Thanks to everyone else who brought delicious slow-cooked dishes (Everett Leseberg, Joan Wilson, and Dave and Kathryn Hunter); cornbread (Pearl Windle and Karen Mayne); and desserts (Noelle Gabriel and JoAnn Powell). And many thanks to Harris Teeter for its donation of gift certificates.

We’ll see everyone again at the Holiday Party in December!

 

[REMINDER] SACL October Candidate Forum and Crockpot Cook-off

When:  Monday, October 14, 2019.  Doors open at 6:00 pm for the Crockpot Cook-Off.  Meeting starts at 6:30 pm.

Where:  Suburban Park Elementary School, 310 Thole Street

Candidate Forum for the Virginia General Assembly

Senate of Virginia, 6th District

Elizabeth A. Lankford – R

Lynwood W. Lewis, Jr. – D

House of Delegates, 100th District

Robert S. Bloxom, Jr. – R

Phillip M. Hernandez – D

Crockpot Cook-off:  Show off those slow-cooking culinary skills.  PRIZES . . . and bragging rights for the best slow-cooked dish! Please bring your own serving spoon.  Plates, bowls, tableware, beverages, power cords provided.

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SACL October Candidate Forum and Crockpot Cook-off

When:  Monday, October 14, 2019.  Doors open at 6:00 pm for the Crockpot Cook-Off.  Meeting starts at 6:30 pm.

Where:  Suburban Park Elementary School, 310 Thole Street

Candidate Forum for the Virginia General Assembly

Senate of Virginia, 6th District

Elizabeth A. Lankford – R

Lynwood W. Lewis, Jr. – D

House of Delegates, 100th District

Robert S. Bloxom, Jr. – R

Phillip M. Hernandez – D

Crockpot Cook-off:  Show off those slow-cooking culinary skills.  PRIZES . . . and bragging rights for the best slow-cooked dish! Please bring your own serving spoon.  Plates, bowls, tableware, beverages, power cords provided.

IMG_20181008_184124crock pot

September 2019 General Meeting Minutes

The minutes from the September 2019 General Meeting are posted online.  Please click here to view the minutes.

It was an excellent meeting with lively discussion between speakers and members.  Highlights included plans revealed for work to be done on sewer/water drainage on Yorktown drive and ditch maintenance along the railroad tracks from Little Creek to Thole.  Please review the minutes for more detailed notes.

City Councilwoman Andria McLellan also spoke to the membership and answered questions about infrastructure projects, multi-modal lanes, and the regional fiber internet ring project.  Please review the minutes for more detailed notes.

Looking forward to more great, informative future meetings.  See you out there!

[REMINDER] Suburban Acres Civic League General Meeting, September 9, 2019 – Speaker Andria McLellan

Suburban Acres Civic League Meeting, Monday, September 9, 2019

Speakers:     Andria McClellan, Norfolk City Council, Super Ward 6

Representatives of Norfolk Departments of Utilities and Public Works will give reports on sewer, stormwater, and water line projects around Yorktown Drive and Wards Corner.  We especially invite residents of the Yorktown Drive/Louisiana Drive streets to attend for important information about fixing the sewer problem.

When:           6:30 pm, Monday, September 9, 2019

Doors open at 6:00 pm for refreshments and socializing.

Where:         Suburban Park Elementary School, 310 Thole Street

We invite nearby civic leagues to join us for our special speaker this month.  If you have a question or comment for Ms. McClellan, please use this link to send in your questions and we will submit them to her prior to the meeting.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScOztmWTCSvDJ4bOKlRyuSlvV7fpn3RR3zsG33_iRu4ZZe4aQ/viewform

August 2019 General Meeting Minutes

The minutes and notes from the August 2019 are now available.  Go to the meeting minutes area of our site to check them out!

Guest speaker for the meeting was Greg Bockheim from the Norfolk Zoo.

Mr. Bockheim provided an interesting talk on the zoo’s programs related to education, community outreach, and conservation and breeding of at-risk species from around the world. The Virginia Zoo hosts about 500,000 visitors a year and is the only zoo in Virginia that is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.  Mr. Bockheim ended his talk with a “pop quiz” and gave stuffed animals to the winners!

July 2019 General Meeting Minutes

The minutes from the Suburban Acres Civic League Meeting held on July 8, 2019 at Norfolk Collegiate are posted and online.  Please visit the Meeting Minutes area of our site to check out the notes from the meeting.

Guest speakers were Norfolk Fire & Rescue Acting Chief Michael Brooks and Sherry Johnson from Neighborhood Quality with the City of Norfolk.

Please also check out the photos from the meeting on our Facebook page!

chief brooks norfolk fire